Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.98
Liaison Michael Amadori
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Sonya Williams
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Human Resources
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

Hobart and William Smith Colleges recognizes that students, faculty and staff have unique experiences and therefore provides distinct counseling programs for students versus employees.

The Center for Counseling and Student Wellness (CCSW) provides free, confidential services for HWS students, including individual and group counseling; emergency psychological services; and outreach and educational programming. The CCSW also offers psychological consultation to students, faculty and staff as well as parents and families who are concerned about a student.

HWS benefits-eligible employees and their family members can arrange counseling through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The Colleges' provide confidential referral services to 597 benefits-eligible employees and their eligible dependents through BalanceWorks. Benefits include: immediate connections to a mental health professional, counseling referrals, financial and legal consultations, child/eldercare resources, and online access to work/life tools.

All students, faculty, staff, and contract employees of the Colleges, including Sodexo employees, who have been issued a Hobart and William Smith Colleges identification card are eligible to use the Colleges’ Sports and Recreation Center, and all associated wellness programming, by presenting or swiping their ID card. Retired employees receive a lifetime membership upon notification from the Department of Human Resources.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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